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Portrait of Maister Peter Lowe

Portrait of Maister Peter Lowe (painted 1822, after an earlier work attributed to Daniel Mytens).

Peter Lowe

Peter Lowe’s year of birth is unknown. This was a time before Registrars of Birth, Death and Marriage. Records made in family bibles, churches or by councils are incomplete or lost. Such is the case with our founder. From his writings it seems he was born a year or two either side of 1550, almost certainly in Glasgow where his sister, Helen, and brother, John, lived.